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Old 06-17-2013, 03:45 PM
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You can definitely make it work with the "package antenna". My ferry flight home with the new-to-me RV-8 consisted of that antenna stuck to the mounting plate of the roll bar (the only convenient ferrous material). You may also consider the "Pete Howell Family j-pole" antenna needs no ground plane so if there may be some options for it as well. I'm not as familiar with the RV-12 to suggest in any detail.
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Old 06-17-2013, 07:21 PM
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You can definitely make it work with the "package antenna". My ferry flight home with the new-to-me RV-8 consisted of that antenna stuck to the mounting plate of the roll bar (the only convenient ferrous material). You may also consider the "Pete Howell Family j-pole" antenna needs no ground plane so if there may be some options for it as well. I'm not as familiar with the RV-12 to suggest in any detail.
I'll give it a try when we return to the "right" coast in a couple of months.
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Old 06-17-2013, 11:08 PM
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After a little bit of a rough start due to a faulty GPS antenna puck, this week I got the Byonics RTG mounted in my wingtip using a J-Pole antenna I fabbed from a drawing. EZ to install and works GREAT!

I can't say enough good about the support I got from Byonics! Allen worked me evenings and weekends via e-mail. They are the best!
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